Monday, May 16, 2016

Happy Birthday Dear Sandie (London Days) and a Faux Washi Tape THANKS Card

My Dear Blogland friend Sandie (London Days) is turn 50.... yaayyyy...... Sandie, Happy Happy Birthday first and I have managed to make this card for you yaayy....hope you will love this MIDNIGHT City Scene card :) and I hope you spoiled by your hubby and you get some crafting goodies from him too...and eat cake with him and made candellight dinner with your lovely hubby :)

And another news Kylie made also a Surprise Linky Party for Sandie...if you like to join, just klick this LINK please

Here is the card for Sandie, I knew she loves Purple colors also my Midnight Sky is also with a bit purple color.

How I made my Card: (The Idea I have seen on you tube some times ago and I forgot to save the link ...really sorry :( )

1. Stamped the City Scene with black Archival Ink.
2. Adhere the circle Dies and cut it only a 2/3 at top area of City Scene. (until orange post it will cut, then under that part is not cut)

3. Fussy cut the shape of the building and stamped the Sentiment.
4. Then I took a white paper, masked it with big post it and started to sponged the ink. I like the result so much this time...I also adhere Pumice Stone to make the Sky more DARK at NIGHT :)

5. Adhere the City Scene at the top of my sky backgorund with double side tape and last but not least I drew with white Ink the stars. I can called my card finish :)

Here is another picture of my card, and I forgot to mention I colored the window with copic in yellow and grey. It means the one with yellow lamp still wake up and prepare the party for Sandie`s birthday :) yes they are colleague from Blogland, thats why they are not on the same building...some are from Asia, some are satying in Europe and some are in USA :)

Here is the photo if I have lamp behind me, can you see the shadow behind the building? Looks like a real night right :)

Challenges for my card are :

613 Avenue Create # 176: Anything Goes(sdh a. p.)

MFP Stamps Challenge #20: Half Die Cut (for my card 2/3 Die Cut hope it counts :)) (sdh a. p.)

Addicted to CAS: MIDNIGHT

Happy Little Stamper: Anything Goes with DIES 

Stamplorations May CAS Card Challenge: Anything CAS Goes optional color twist: MAGENTA


Seize the Birthday: Anything Goes


I also made this card for a challenge at CASology with the theme TEAR.

I see so many lovely DT cards with tear paper. Also this time I made my WASHI TAPE by my self and show the TEAR area. I took Vellum paper and with crafting cutter I cut it some WASHI shape and tear the edge too.

Then I started to stamping the dots in different colors and blending with sponge the different colors for my FAUX WASHI TAPE.

Here is the card with FAUX WASHI TAPE:

At the edge I extra gave grey distress ink to see the tear area :) The sentiment is PTI stamp. The flowers is SU (from Eunice, many thanks sweet friend :))

Challenges for my second card are:

CASology: TEAR 


Crafting When We Can #119: Clean and Simple (CAS) (sdh a. p.)

Eclectic Ellapu: Anything Goes (May)

LTSCB #78: Anything Goes(sdh a. p.)

Our Crafty Corner #09: Anything Goes (sdh a. p.)

Thanks for looking and leaving me some love, wishing you happy monday :)




  1. Hi Monika! Your card for Sandie is stunning with your background and city scape scene!! She'll love it! Your thanks card is such a clever idea using your "tear" mask to make it look like washi tape!! Thanks for sharing these fun creations! :) HUGS

  2. Good Morning Monika...just love your birthday card for Sandie, you totally rocked it! Your background is amazing, so beautiful and so perfect paired with that wonderful sentiment. Your Washi Tape card is adorable, so fun and so clever. Wishing you a fabulous day!

  3. Oh my Monika, this is stunning. I love the background you have created and those buildings creating a skyline are amazing. This is such a beautifully composed card.
    So glad you dropped it onto the front porch at 613 Avenue Create this week.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

  4. Oh, I love your London city background! It is beautiful. I love the design of your card too. I think Sandie will love her birthday card!

  5. Love your city scape card! Nice technique and thanks for the tutorial. We always enjoy your visits to 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  6. Wonderful cut out this is lovely TFS MFPSS Lis

  7. Oh, I do love the card you made for Sandie. A city scene, like London. Beautiful midnight sky and such clever window cutting for the scene. Great job!!!
    And the faux washi tape you made looking just like the real deal, if I hadn't read your post I would have thought you used washi, fun and cheerful CAS design!

  8. This is super creative! The faux washi looks so real! Such a wonderful way to display the cue card. Thanks for sharing at CASology this week!

  9. Love your city skyline and your step by step tutorial Sandie! Putting the skyline in the circle was a brilliant idea! Thanks for joining the girls and I over at Seize the Birthday, and we hope to see you again soon!

  10. Faux washi tape...pure genius, Monika!!! Love your creativity! :)
    Thank you so much for joining us again over at CASology!

    p.s. I adore that beautiful city scene card too! The skyline is gorgeous!!!

  11. Awesome faux washi tape Monika. Genius!

  12. Hi Monika, Wow what gorgeous cards you made love the cityscape card so very clever, the faux washi tape is great too, have a great week... Megan

  13. OMG, both cards are stunning especially the first one. Love that partial die cut and the city with all that distress ink in the background! Really beautiful!
    Big hugs

  14. Great card! Love you night sky.

  15. Two fabulous cards Monika! I love the scene you've created, the sky looks awesome and I love the way you've created your own washi tape!
    Hugs, Tammy

  16. Oh My I know I keep saying that.. but I truly mean it. The night sky is awesome. The colors the light and darkness it gives is awesome and the building are awesome.
    The faux washi is unbelievable.. OH MY.. do you know how much room I would have on my desk if I did not have all of those rolls of washi tape and just a vellum cut out.. I love this idea and the different looks you can get. Awesome. Both cards are wonderful. Hugs

  17. oh Monika-you know me so well-I love a cityscape and this is so creative-thanks for joining my party

  18. Your skyline card is absolutely stunning, my dear friend! I saw it in the preview and needed to stop by to let you know. So cool! Hugs from your crafty friend stempelfrida

  19. Your half-die cut card is gorgeous! Thank you for sharing with us at MFP Stamps Challenge.

  20. Thanks for the tutorial on how you did the partial die cut and the beautiful midnight sky.
    Thanks also for joining us at ATCAS.

  21. Love these... you are on a roll!

    1. Congrats on your win for the midnight challenge! I am not surprised at all, woman!

  22. I LOVE the first one with the cityscape Monika, it is fantastic, another great entry at HLS, thank you :)

  23. So incredibly done - your sponging and shading is first rate!!! Love seeing your talents come to life on your cards! Take care!!

  24. Stunning project!
    Thanks for joining us this month at Eclectic Ellapu!
    Laurian DT

  25. Love your take on the 'Midnight' challenge, Monika! Such a beautiful night sky, and I love how you added the pretty!

  26. Love the little skyline scene .... Thanks for playing along with the STAMPlorations CAS challenge xx

  27. Him your fabulous card won at ATSM!!! Big congrats! Love it!

  28. Love the city scape card!
    Thank you for sharing with Happy Little Stampers!
    Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!

  29. Oh, what a lovely city night scene you've created, Monika!!!! So creatively done and simply gorgeous!!!! I love the little stars!!! What a special card for Sandie!!!!
    And you got an HM for your Casology card!!! - that is just great and so well deserved - congrats!!!! I love your clever 'washi' strips!!! Such a wonderful CAS card!!!


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